Lecture by Professor Suzanne Akbari, University of Toronto
The Orient & “Great Books”
The intersections of Ethiopian, Persian, Arabic, and Western Medieval Literature
University of King’s College
KTS Red Room, 2nd Floor New Academic Building
6350 Coburg Rd Halifax, NS
Suzanne Conklin Akbari is professor of English and Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on the intersection of English and Comparative Literature with intellectual history and philosophy, ranging from Neo-Platonism and science in the twelfth century to national identity and religious conflict in the fifteenth century.
Sponsored by the Foundation Year Programme & the Dalhousie Department of English